EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- Colt Ryan scored 31 points on Saturday, helping Evansville record an 84-68 victory over Indiana State.
The Aces (18-13, 10-8 Missouri Valley) also got 12 points from Ryan Sawvell to gain a split in their two-game season series in their final home game of the regular season.
Ryan hit 11 of 19 shots from the floor, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range.
Evansville scored 38 points off the bench and forced 14 turnovers.
Indiana State, which led briefly early in the second half, scored 21 points off the bench and forced 13 turnovers.
Evansville helped maintain its advantage by connecting on seven of its final 10 shots.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.